In The Media Category

Dr. Van Thiel is part of the Chicago Blackhawks Medical Network

Dr. Van Thiel will continue his involvement with the Chicago Blackhawk Medical Network. Read the full article now…   Dr. Van Thiel treats patients from all over Wisconsin and Illinois including Rockford, Elgin, Huntley, Dekalb, Crystal Lake, Barrington, McHenry, and Beloit.

Dr. Van Thiel on Why Chronic Pain Sufferers Don’t Seek Help

Dr. Van Thiel was recently interviewed for an article on knee pain in Managed Healthcare Executive Magazine. “While much has been written about how healthcare costs affect patients ability or willingness, that’s not the only issue holding back patients from getting treatment.” In response to a recent survey from Vericel, “A Look at How Knee…. read more

OrthoBiologics “Stem Cells” and the Future of Orthopedics

“Stem Cells” are a term used commonly in orthopedics these days.  Joint pain leads to a search for new and better treatments.  This past weekend Dr. Van Thiel had the opportunity to discuss stem cells in orthopedics and orthobiologics.  Definitely the future of orthopedics but also a long way to go….. If you are in…. read more

Knee Reconstruction Course in Vail

Great opportunity and course in Vail.  Dr. Van Thiel taught and discussed new trends and techniques in knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and cartilage restoration.  

Hip Arthroscopy Training Course

Dr. Van Thiel participated in a hip arthroscopy training course with other master instructors such as Drs. Marc Philippon, Thomas Byrd, John Christoforetti and many others this past weekend.  Practice makes perfect and leads to innovation.  Dr. Van Thiel helped train other surgeons on techniques such as labral repair, labral reconstruction, femoroplasty and the treatment…. read more

Ortho Illinois & Geoffrey Van Thiel, MD open new orthopedic clinic location in Algonquin, IL

Algonquin – Ortho Illinois and Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel are pleased to announce the opening of their new Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinic in Algonquin, Illinois. Now residents and people in and around Algonquin have convenient access to prompt, high quality orthopedic and sports medicine services. Dr. Van Thiel is a Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon…. read more

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Patient Stories

Life changing patient stories

Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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